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The Resource The lost landscape : a writer's coming of age, Joyce Carol Oates

The lost landscape : a writer's coming of age, Joyce Carol Oates

Label
The lost landscape : a writer's coming of age
Title
The lost landscape
Title remainder
a writer's coming of age
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
Title variation
lost landscape
Title variation remainder
a writers coming of age
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chronicle of the author's hardscrabble childhood in rural western New York State describes the family members, first friendships, and early experiences with death that shaped her literary career
Summary
The Lost Landscape is Joyce Carol Oates’ vivid chronicle of her hardscrabble childhood in rural western New York State. From memories of her relatives, to those of a charming bond with a special red hen on her family farm; from her first friendships to her earliest experiences with death. Oates explores the world through the eyes of her younger self, an imaginative girl eager to tell stories about the world and the people she meets. While reading Alice in Wonderland changed a young Joyce forever and inspired her to view life as a series of endless adventures, growing up on a farm taught her harsh lessons about sacrifice, hard work, and loss
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10443432
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
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Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3565.A8
LC item number
Z46 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oates, Joyce Carol
  • Authors, American
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a writer's coming of age
Label
The lost landscape : a writer's coming of age, Joyce Carol Oates
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Fred's Signs
  • "They All Just Went Away"
  • "Where Has God Gone"
  • Headlights: The First Death
  • "The Brush"
  • An Unsolved Mystery: The Lost Friend
  • "Start Your Own Business!"
  • Lost Sister: An Elegy
  • Nighthawk: Recollections of a Lost Time
  • Detroit: Lost City 1962-1968
  • We Begin
  • Story Into Film: "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" and Smooth Talk
  • Photo Shoot: West Eleventh Street, NYC, March 6, 1970
  • Food Mysteries
  • Facts, Visions, Mysteries: My Father Frederic Oates, November 1988
  • A Letter to My Mother Carolina on Her Seventy-Eighth Birthday, November 8, 1994
  • "When I Was a Little Girl And My Mother Didn't Want Me"
  • Excerpt, Telephone Conversation with My Father Frederic Oates, May 1999
  • Long Romance
  • My Mother's Quilts
  • Mommy & Me
  • Happy Chicken: 1942-1944
  • Discovering Alice: 1947
  • District School #7, Niagara County, New York
  • Piper Cub
  • After Black Rock
  • Sunday Drive
Control code
21055540
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062408679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780062408679
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn898418462
  • (OCoLC)898418462
Label
The lost landscape : a writer's coming of age, Joyce Carol Oates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Fred's Signs
  • "They All Just Went Away"
  • "Where Has God Gone"
  • Headlights: The First Death
  • "The Brush"
  • An Unsolved Mystery: The Lost Friend
  • "Start Your Own Business!"
  • Lost Sister: An Elegy
  • Nighthawk: Recollections of a Lost Time
  • Detroit: Lost City 1962-1968
  • We Begin
  • Story Into Film: "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" and Smooth Talk
  • Photo Shoot: West Eleventh Street, NYC, March 6, 1970
  • Food Mysteries
  • Facts, Visions, Mysteries: My Father Frederic Oates, November 1988
  • A Letter to My Mother Carolina on Her Seventy-Eighth Birthday, November 8, 1994
  • "When I Was a Little Girl And My Mother Didn't Want Me"
  • Excerpt, Telephone Conversation with My Father Frederic Oates, May 1999
  • Long Romance
  • My Mother's Quilts
  • Mommy & Me
  • Happy Chicken: 1942-1944
  • Discovering Alice: 1947
  • District School #7, Niagara County, New York
  • Piper Cub
  • After Black Rock
  • Sunday Drive
Control code
21055540
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062408679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780062408679
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn898418462
  • (OCoLC)898418462

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